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Last call for Phi Kappa Phi spring book drive


The students of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi are seeking donations of new or gently used books, Pre-K to 5th grade, for the Read-A-Mile program at Howe Elementary. Drop boxes can be found in LS-456, MAC-B310, TH-331, UU150, Phoenix Bookstore, and the Phi Kappa Phi Office, TH-335. Although the book drive ends Friday, April 24, books can be dropped off in the PKP office through May 10. Email if you have any questions.

Phi Kappa Phi holds spring initiation ceremony

The UW-Green Bay chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society held its first spring initiation ceremony, celebrating staff and students who excel in their field. Established in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society.

Staff Initiates:
Mona L. Christensen, Director of Camps and Conferences, Outreach and Adult Access
Paula Lynn Marcec, Assistant to the Chancellor, Office of the Chancellor

Student Initiates (listed by hometown):
Wisconsin – Stephanie Marie Diedrich, Combined Locks; Victor Gonzalez-Salzwedel III, Edgerton; Shannon Deanna Buhler, Glenbeulah; Samantha Konshak, Green Bay; Ashley A. Lukes, Green Bay; Thomas A. Melling, Green Bay; Michael Joseph Pietraszek, Green Bay; Christma Mary Hochkammer, Manitowoc; Courtney Amanda Mueller-Krouse, Manitowoc; Lori Terese Schaden, Oconto Falls; Lori J. Anderson, Sheboygan; Jamie Lynn Stahl, Sturgeon Bay; Christin Elaine Strong, Sun Prairie.
Other states – KerryAnn Fraser, Lauderhill, Florida; Stacy Lynn Peterson, White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

UW-Green Bay holds first Phi Kappa Phi spring initiation ceremony

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society held its first spring initiation ceremony, celebrating staff and students who excel in their field.

Established in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Its mission is to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.

The UW-Green Bay chapter, founded in 1997, earned the national society’s Chapter of Excellence Award in 2014. The national organization made the award to recognize faculty who devote time to the chapter’s operation and students who are actively involved and assist with planning chapter activities. More information about the UW-Green Bay chapter is available at www.uwgb.edu/phikappaphi/.

The spring 2015 Phi Kappa Phi inductees were honored during a March 27 initiation ceremony. They are as follows:

Staff Initiates:
Mona L. Christensen, Director of Camps and Conferences, Outreach and Adult Access
Paula Lynn Marcec, Assistant to the Chancellor, Office of the Chancellor

Student Initiates (listed by hometown):
Wisconsin –
Stephanie Marie Diedrich, Combined Locks; Victor Gonzalez-Salzwedel III, Edgerton; Shannon Deanna Buhler, Glenbeulah; Samantha Konshak, Green Bay; Ashley A. Lukes, Green Bay; Thomas A. Melling, Green Bay; Michael Joseph Pietraszek, Green Bay; Christma Mary Hochkammer, Manitowoc; Courtney Amanda Mueller-Krouse, Manitowoc; Lori Terese Schaden, Oconto Falls; Lori J. Anderson, Sheboygan; Jamie Lynn Stahl, Sturgeon Bay; Christin Elaine Strong, Sun Prairie.

Other States –
KerryAnn Fraser, Lauderhill, Florida; Stacy Lynn Peterson, White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

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Top UW-Green Bay students to display work at Tuesday’s symposium


The 14th annual Academic Excellence Symposium, showcasing the talent and research ability of some of UW-Green Bay’s best students, is scheduled to take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 7) in Phoenix Rooms A and B of the University Union. The event is hosted by the campus chapters of the Phi Eta Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Professional Studies, and the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. As always, faculty, staff, fellow students and others are invited to browse the displays and chat up the proud student exhibitors. A musical performance is scheduled for 1 p.m. About 60 students are responsible for the 35 exhibits.

Phi Kappa Phi students organize school-supply drive

The UW-Green Bay chapter of the national honor society of Phi Kappa Phi is holding a School Supply Drive through March 10. They are collecting needed supplies (no tablets please!) for children grade Pre-K through 5th grade in the Dominican Republic for the Cris Con Los Ninos (or Cris with the children) Foundation. Local resident Dionis Montero named the foundation for his late sister Cris Montero, who worked with the poor in the Dominican before her death in a car crash at age 30. Dionis Montero will take the supplies with him when he travels home to the Dominican Republic for Easter. Read more about the foundation. Questions can be emailed. Gracias!!

Por favor… books for kids?


Student leaders in the campus chapter of the honor society Phi Kappa Phi are extending an invitation to support the Spanish Book Drive for students in Cuernavaca, Mexico, running through Wednesday (Dec. 10). Help support this international effort by “Giving a book… Giving a smile!” Phi Kappa Phi student and faculty members encourage you to donate an elementary level book in Spanish. Major book stores have wide selections, organized by reading age. Prof Lucy Arendt will take the books to rural school children in Mexico as part of the month-long Cuernavaca travel course departing Dec. 27. Drop box sites are located in: RH-305, TH-335, TH-331, LS-456, MAC-B310, WH-430, ES-105, CL-207, UU-150. Contact Phi Kappa Phi for further details. Gracias por todo su ayuda!

UW-Green Bay inducts faculty, staff, students into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Five faculty and staff members, along with 103 undergraduate and graduate students, have been inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The employees inducted were Aurora Cortes, assistant professor, Education; Sylvia (Mimi) Kubsch, associate professor, Nursing; Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz, associate professor, Humanistic Studies; Christine Vandenhouten, associate professor, Nursing; and Robert Tracy, UW Fox Cities coordinator, Adult Degree Program. See student names.

UW-Green Bay inducts faculty, staff, students into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Five faculty and staff members, along with 103 undergraduate and graduate students, have been inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Established in 1897, Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society. Its mission is to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.

The UW-Green Bay chapter, founded in 1997, earned the national society’s Chapter of Excellence Award for 2014. The national organization made the award to recognize faculty who devote time to the chapter’s operation and students who are actively involved and assist with planning chapter activities. More information about the UW-Green Bay chapter is available at www.uwgb.edu/phikappaphi/.

The fall 2014 Phi Kappa Phi inductees were honored during a November 5 initiation ceremony. They are as follows

Faculty and Staff:
Aurora Cortes, Assistant Professor, Education
Sylvia (Mimi) Kubsch, Associate Professor, Nursing
Gabriel Saxton-Ruiz, Associate Professor, Humanistic Studies
Christine Vandenhouten, Associate Professor, Nursing
Robert Tracy, UW Fox Cities Coordinator, Adult Degree Program

Students (listed by hometown):
Wisconsin –

Kristin Racine, Antigo; Allison Bissing, Arooj Chaudhry, Appleton; Alexandria Jasen, Belgium; Pamela Parish, Beloit; Kaelee Heideman, Big Bend; Mark Benish, Bonduel; Kari Kuen, Brownsville; Kerry McVey, Bryant; Amanda Engebose, Katelin Ferron, Casco; Kayla Van Asten, Clintonville; Angela Vieau, Columbus; Michael Moede, Combined Locks.

William Canzoneri, Cudahy; Kelly Connell, Amanda Hamby, Renee Johnson, Daniele Radtke, De Pere; Jordyn Danielski, Jessica Lemmens, Denmark; Holly Free, Ephraim; Nataliya Vasilyeva, Fish Creek; Crystal Remsza, Franklin; Danielle Eder, Breanna Hanson, Glidden; Bridget Schedler, Grafton.

Nicole Beauchaine, Danielle Brocker, Jessica Chappell, Mary Gajeski, Rachael Hipke, Olyvia Kuchta, John Mellberg, Joshua Moyer, Robyn Nielsen, Hilary Proper, Robyn Rasberry, Anne Schneider, Ashley Tremel, Judy Treml, William Vogt, David Wanie, Jennifer Williams, Green Bay.

Amber Skinkis, Greenleaf; Vanya Koepke, Hartford; Ashley Mader, Hilbert; Stephanie Bergman, Howards Grove; Kayla Christianson, Janesville; Jamie Zenda, Juneau; Elizabeth DuMez, Kenosha; Emily Kunst, Kewaskum; Olivia MacDonald, Kohler; Kathryn Doll, Kronenwetter; Skyler Lukaszka, Little Chute; Maria Roberts, Christy Vincent, Luxemburg.

Jessica Schmitt, Madison; Erika Braun, Doneen Rutherford, April Song, Joshua Thompson, Gudrun Wetak, Manitowoc; Sarah Busko, Marathon; Brittany Behrens, Marinette; Isaac Klemm, Medford; Angelena Koosmann, Mellen; Elizabeth Schroeder, Menomonie; Chloe Krueger, Milton; Brooke Coe, Michael Tuchalski, Milwaukee.

Andreau Enderby, New Franken; Brittany Henrichs, Ashley Morin, Niagara; Lauren Niedermann, Oconomowoc; Sadie Obrigewitch, Oshkosh; Susan McBride, Peshtigo; Ashley Grant, Phillips; Emily Beard, Bryan Boeck, Rhinelander; Kaitlyn Beck, Saukville; Matthew Hart, Schofield; Brianna Messner, Seymour; Adam Meyer, Shawano.

Megan Gleason, Jenna Rigwood, Sheboygan; Jessica Austreng, Sheboygan Falls; Courtney LeFebre, Sobieski; Mariah Pursley, Stevens Point; Emily Blaha, Mariah Rankin, Cassandra Raymond, Sturgeon Bay; Ryan LaCount, Sarah Miles, Suamico; Elizabeth Kroll, Theresa; Kristine Alvarez, William Becker, Two Rivers; Alexandria Wiegert, Waupaca; Sarah Verber, Wausau; Susan Peterson, Wausaukee; Rachel Schulz, Whitelaw.

Other states –
Allison Bauer, Hanahan, South Carolina.

Other countries –
Hyunji Kim, South Korea

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Phi Kappa Phi inducts new members

The UW-Green Bay chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted four faculty, one academic staff member and 103 graduate and undergraduate students in an initiation ceremony held Nov. 5 on campus. Phi Kappa Phi recognizes achievement in all academic disciplines. The UW-Green Bay chapter, founded in 1997, inducts members once each year. This year’s inductees were honored at a Nov. 5 initiation ceremony. See www.uwgb.edu/phikappaphi for a complete list of honorees.

‘Chapter of Excellence’ honor earns $500 for scholarships

The UW-Green Bay chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi earned a Chapter of Excellence Award for 2014. The national organization made the award to recognize faculty who devote time to the chapter’s operation and students who are actively involved and assist with planning chapter activities. The UW-Green Bay chapter was awarded $500, which will be allocated to the Phi Kappa Phi scholarship.